#global health

  • Article: This Disease in the Congo Is Killing More People Than Ebola

    This Disease in the Congo Is Killing More People Than Ebola

    By Jacky Habib|Nov. 5, 2019

    More than 4,400 people have died in the current outbreak, but the media is barely talking about it. Read more

  • Article: A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    A Lab Worker Got a Smallpox-Related Infection After Refusing the Vaccine

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 29, 2019

    Smallpox was officially declared eradicated in 1980. Read more

  • Article: This US Bill Could End Preventable Mother and Child Deaths by 2035. Here’s What You Need to Know.
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    This US Bill Could End Preventable Mother and Child Deaths by 2035. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 25, 2019

    The Reach Every Mother and Child Act is a bipartisan bill that aims to save 600,000 women by 2020. Read more

  • Article: The World Officially Has Eradicated Two Strains of Polio

    The World Officially Has Eradicated Two Strains of Polio

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 24, 2019

    This great news was announced on World Polio Day. Read more

  • Feature: These Are the People Fighting Polio Around the World
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    These Are the People Fighting Polio Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Oct. 23, 2019

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated — thanks to frontline health workers. Read more

  • Article: Ebola Outbreak Still Considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

    Ebola Outbreak Still Considered a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 18, 2019

    This is the second deadliest Ebola outbreak ever recorded. Read more

  • Article: A Breast Cancer Vaccine Could Be Available Within the Next 10 Years

    A Breast Cancer Vaccine Could Be Available Within the Next 10 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2019

    And it could be used to tackle other cancers, too. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates Predicts Future of Global Health During Tribute to Stephen Hawking

    Bill Gates Predicts Future of Global Health During Tribute to Stephen Hawking

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 7, 2019

    Gates spoke after receiving the Professor Hawking Fellowship 2019 at the Cambridge Union. Read more